Flash to HTML: What to Expect

There are officially more mobile internet users in the world compared to desktop internet users. As of August 2017, 3.5 billion people access the internet, globally, via their smartphones. Internet usage on mobile devices (per day) has increased from 0.4 hours to 2.8 hours between 2010 and 2015. As of February 2017, mobile devices accounted for 49.74 percent of web page views worldwide. According to Ambient Insight, the percentage of people using mobile devices for learning is 74%. Continue reading “Flash to HTML: What to Expect”

Looking Beyond Flash and Migrating to HTML5

In early 2015, YouTube engineer Richard Leider said that – “YouTube has dumped Flash in favour of HTML5 for its default web player.” This was an important announcement and in many ways the final nail in the coffin for Adobe’s much-loved Flash Player. In 1996, Flash Player was introduced by Macromedia as a tool to play videos, animation and audio-files. Flash Player grew in popularity and soon became the de-facto plug-in to play multimedia elements on websites. The growth of eLearning and the increasing use of videos in eLearning course-content also saw designers using Flash Player with greater frequency. Continue reading “Looking Beyond Flash and Migrating to HTML5”